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and 58 of them are local restaurants and of those 58, 50 are san francisco-based restaurants. we had 16 breweries out there this year and beer lands, four of those breweries, they're all northern california with the exception of one. but four were from san francisco proper. and then the wineries, we have 33 wineries out there and they're all from northern california. we're very supportive of the local businesses throughout san francisco, throughout the bay area, and we pay particular attention to the neighborhoods that surround the park because we do understand that those neighborhoods are being impacted most by this event. you know, gordos burritos, [speaker not understood], and they have an extraordinary big weekend in the brick and mortar store as well as on the festival grounds. we have some vendors here today who will speak to that as well as [speaker not understood] feingold who oversees the local restaurants and the restaurant just down the street. >> i appreciate that and that commitment. one of the things i do want to be clear about, the area that i'm really concerned about is
of which is our heart and soul of san francisco angelo aleato and to kickoff the year of italian culture and mr. mayor you mentioned the different varieties but we shouldn't leave out the sciences as well so a lot to celebrate. when i was first introduced to our relatively new counsel general by angela he said "he's one of us" and angela said "i'm not so quite sure counsel general" but i shared with him when i took my seat on the board of supervisors i got a call from jay leno. true story. he called me to congratulate me on my public office and glad to know that other lenos were fairing well and asked if we had family in common and he laughed when i said i was part of his russian jewish part of the family so i left it with that. this is particularly appropriate to do this in san francisco and san francisco is a italian city and always has been and will be and to get things going i have seen you put in some years of service in telea eve and familiar with israel's politics you can get into san francisco's politics and i brought this and i know senator will say something as well and we
in washington dc with their celebrations but let us san francisco celebrate -- mayor aleato and our wonderful history here and allow us to do a preliminary launch and so that's what we're attempting to do tonight and celebrate with you this launch of italian culture. it's very meaningful for us to did that year. we have a lot to celebrate. let me just say that painters, scrptdures, poets, musicians, designers, mathematicians, great architects of the italian country have come here to san francisco. we have experienced so much of the italian talent here in san francisco. that's why we wanted to be celebrating here and i am so glad to be joined not only by senator leno and assembly man amaino and david chiu and scott wiener as well. they all want to get in on this great celebration because it's wonderful for our city. i have often said our city and our strength is our international status and we do that with all the sister cities, with all of the flag raisings, but this is kind of new. what i said to our counsel general it's special because it's kind of bringing forth the things that we h
as the first asian-american mayor in san francisco history. mayor lee championed balancing the budget to keep san francisco safe, solvents, and successful. he reformed city pensions. his focus is on economic development, job creation, and building san francisco's future. a great job, especially for helping out families. we want to keep families here. i also wanted to mention a little bit of his past. he was born in 1952 in the beacon hill neighborhood of seattle, washington. his parents immigrated to the u.s. from china and the 1930's. his father fought in world war ii and worked as a cook. he passed away when the mayor was 15. his mother was a seamstress and a waitress. mayor lee has five siblings, he graduated from college in maine, he also went to uc- berkeley law school and finished in 1978. he and his wife have two daughters. i also want to mention, prior to becoming mayor, one of the key points in his contributions to the community is after he completed law school, he worked as a managing attorney for the san francisco asian law caucus, where he was an advocate for affordable housing an
right now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass it over to the panel and back over to audrey, maybe for about five minutes i can take any questions. i never want to leave without hearing it from me. ok, jocelyn, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read an article from the chronicle and it said that the candidates disagreed on everything, except for the need to crack down on entertainment violence. i did n
. everybody dance. (drums). go dancing rocking san francisco city hall indian way. how about a big round of applause for all our dancers? all right. [applause] all right. once again let's hear it for your singers, our dancers from everywhere here in the san francisco bay area. [applause] all right. good singing. good dancing. posting the eagle staff at this time. be shout out to larry harrison for taking care of our eagle staff. you maybe seated. calling up to the podium at this time michael lupdtin and vice president of the marketing and branding for this station. >> hi everyone. can you hear me? hello everyone. i am from kqmd and i wanted to welcome you to this eighth annual indian heritage celebration. we are honored to be honoring four heroes from the community who have tirelessly worked throughout the year to provide the kind of service that admissible media is about and engaged community and robust heritage is about. nominated by community leaders they have worked at the grass-roots level and share the highest values we all share. as a public supported media organizat
the recreation and park department to accept and expend a grant of $870,355 from the san francisco parks alliance for the design and construction of a playground in sue bierman park. >> thank you very much. do we have a representative on this aye fen? -- item? please come on up. >> good afternoon, supervisor chu. good afternoon, supervisor kim. my name is abigail [inaudible] with the partnerships division with recreation and park department. i am here to talk about the accept and expend grant from the san francisco parks a likesv in the amount of $870,355 which will authorize the recreation and park department to accept and expend this grant for the design and construction of a playground in sue bierman park. i'd like to spend a few minutes to give you some background on the group that's working on this project and the playground as well. the friends of waterfront playground is a volunteer organization formed by two waterfront neighborhoods, the barbery crist and [speaker not understood]. currently there are about 12,000 residents and it's growing to 20,000, which includes over 1,000 children. in
with the city of san francisco downtown parking corporation for the fifth & mission garage, and execute agreements with vendors, consultants, and commercial tenants. directors, in addition to a member of the public wishing to address you, staff also requested that the item be severed. they would request that you amend the resolution to add language to -- one of the result clauses that would state -- it would add the following language. on term substantially similar to the enclosed agreement. so, the further resolve clause would read the san francisco transportation authorizes the director to execute a termination agreement with the san francisco downtown parking [speaker not understood] insert language, on terms substantially similar to the enclosed agreement: and execute agreement with vendors, consultants and commercial tenants, et cetera, et cetera. >> is there a member of the public who wishes to zvictiontion about this? -- to speak about this? >> yes, david con. >> good afternoon. >>> i've dadev kahn, [speaker not understood], on behalf of the san francisco downtown parking corpora
're watching quick bites, a look at san francisco foods. today you're in for a real treat. oh, my. food inspired by the mediterranean and released with a twist so unique you can only find it in one place in san francisco. the 56th annual armenian bizarre, this is extra special not only because i happen to be armenian, but there is so much deliciousness here and i can't wait to share it with all of you. let's go. ♪ ♪ >> armenia, culture and cusine has had many cultural exchanges with its neighbors. today armenian food has food from the mediterranean, middle east and europe. >> this is san francisco with the largest armenian food festival and widely recognized as one of the best food festivals in the area. we have vendors that come up from fresno, los angeles. we have everyone here in the neighborhood. that's really what it is, is drawing people to see a little bit of our culture and experience what we experience weekend in and weekend out. >> we are behind the scenes now watching the chef at work preparing some delicious armenian. this is a staple in armenian cooking, right? >> absol
by commissioner murase or mendoza. >> whereas san francisco became the birth place of the united nations with the signing of the u.n. charter at the war memorial veterans building in 1945 and annually december 10th marks international human rights day to celebrate the universal declaration of human rights, the first achievement. united nations. and whereas the san francisco-based foundation founded by the legendary rock band the grateful dead has advanced education about the universal declaration of human rights among youth and adults called the world it's could be." and whereas by delivering human rights curriculum to the creative arts the groundbreaking curriculum is designed to engage youth, inspire learning and critical thinking and positive social interaction, encourage youth who are often marginalized due to learning or physical differences to enjoy participation in school-wide events, engage the broader community to celebrate accomplishments of youth and showcase the importance and value of creative arts to personal development and vibrant culture. providing collaboration opportun
. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to s
and you have heard them earlier, our san francisco boys chorus, thank you, boys chorus for being here to celebrate. and then, tonight, many of you will be treated to goodies and some refreshments all donated through the world fund and their volunteers and all of the small businesses of san francisco. thank you for your wonderful donations during these holidays. said earlier, the tree of hope is our symbol of tolerance and acceptance. and i know what is on my mind, hopefully by the end of this week is that we will see more than this symbol. we will see the wishes, that this tree represents for all of us. and that will make this world, with our own decisions, with our own hands, more acceptance, more tolerance, as we wait with great anxiousness on our u.s. supreme court to exhibit their tolerance in our united states for the same-sex marriage that we all deserve. [ applause ] i also wanted to again, acknowledge that this is the season of giving, and hope that you will join us from now to the end of january, and a donation in the city hall when you have to visit, we have canisters f
, not under -- come on up. >> bruce stone, president of the san francisco harbor association, we were hoping as part of the general manager's report, he might mention that the harbor association had agreed to drop this lawsuit against you and against him and against the [inaudible]. >> i appreciate that. >> if we were able to sit down and talk, if we continue with our lawsuit, the courts will send it to adr anyway so why don't we have a mediation amongst ourselves. >> i can't hear you. >> okay. the harbor association is being to drop its lawsuit against the city and the officials personally if we could have a meeting without reservations, discuss all the points calmly, many of which would help the harbor and help rec and park a lot because the document has massive numbers of drafting errors, incon sis tense sis, undefined terms, and there are other items that get trickier to look at, but they're important to the harbor holders, probably not to the park and rec department, they call them pebbles in your shoes, and there's some more larger fundamental issues which we think we didn't get adequa
suspects, the san francisco suspects who come forward when you have problems and help you to fix them, and i will end with that because they make a difference, and i will end with that, and i brought something with me i want to show you. that's the emergency plan that i as the first all hazards emergency plan that we wrote for this city. it was praised up and down the coast. you have a better one now, and could you reach that little book on top? yeah. and in my navy training -- when you get in an airplane you don't get in and the key in. you put this on your lap and do all the check offs. well, having been a chief executive i know their lips get tired when they read more than one page. sorry, but you know, but anyway i put this book together, and i mainly for the mayor and his primary assistants, so when bad stuff happened in the middle of the night you could pull this off of your bureau and go to the first three or four things that you have to do in order to save lives and property, and i understand this has a grandfather. okay, which is great. so thank you very, very much.
and veronica klaus. >> i got jealous for a minute there, some of the members of the san francisco boys chorus are getting more pictures than i am. as you look around this room, think about the events that you have been to in the city hall in this one rotunda or one of the offices and so many wonderful weddings and so many celebrations and so many heart rending speeches and yes, some sad occasions too. all a part of our community and our beautiful city. as you look around this room tonight, what a diverse combination we have. it makes me smile, but it probably doesn't make nebraska smile. we live in a richly diverse city and our elected officials represent it and our events here represent it and the tree lighting should represent it and indeed it does, we call it the tree of hope. and every year we get messages from all over the country and all over the world that are put on origamis and put on this very unique, unusual tree. >> there are many cities that have holiday trees, but no one has the tree of hope. it was started by an organization and now i will have the chance to introduce you to th
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
fisherman's wharf, meg's wharf which was the place in san francisco to enjoy yourself. eventually fisherman's wharf moved into youctionv to where the explore or yum is and it moved back up here. but in the 1950s, the port was coming out of world war ii, was trying to understand what container station was going to look like, and they commissioned a study that looked at the economic impact of the port to the city. * that sounds familiar, does continue, mr. mayor? and particularly to how the port could participate in the city's tour and commercial industries as well as their cargo industry, and specifically that report found that this area, since we were moving into containerization, were no longer really needed for cargo, that cargo would be better off being in the southern waterfront. and we would have this area devoted to more commercial activities, entertainment, dining, et cetera. and, so, in the early 1950s, the port moved forward and had the franciscan restaurant built. as part of that. and this area we are standing on was an old timber wharf that supported parking for the fisherman's w
you an example. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i want to see that there is actually
police in san francisco. police approaching the suspect's vehicle and pulling him to the ground. yesterday morning, the suspect drove away from traffic stop went through an intersection and slammed into a car at 21st and south van ness. a passenger was killed as was a man standing on the corner. >> it was really scary, one minute you are here and second minute you shall gone. my employee, he was seconds away from being hit by the car. >> suspect was described in his mid 20s is well known to police. >>> this morning, students that survived the connecticut rampage will get a look at the new school they will attend tomorrow. furniture including desks have been moved to the former middle school that the students will now attend for the rest of the year. backpacks and other belongings left behind in the chaos following the december 14th shooting have also been moved. school leaders intend to make the first day of class as normal as possible. counselors will be on hand. authorities say the they don't know why the gunman shot and killed 26 people including 20 children. >> katie: a 12-i
we employ a lot of people that live in the county of san francisco. we sure hope you continue this kind of public private alliance that brings money to the extent and employs local people. thank you. >>> arian miller, long-time resident of the outer sunset, president of speak. i am very concerned about the access to the park and the fencing issue, it really has gone through the cracks. i think that this is a wonderful festival. they really are concerned with the community. but this is something that falls to a subcontractor. so, it's very hard for them to manage. and from year to year that perimeter fencing that locks up a whole section, i would say it's up to 25% of the whole park for up to three weeks, last year it was three full weeks. the perimeter fencing that goes jfk, [speaker not understood] drive and mlk drive and up to the east. it's got to be controlled and it's not in the agreement and it's not in the resolution. i have draft language, i was a former city planner, i like to draft language, i don't know why. but something that i really hope that you could add to the
shirt from the san francisco spc for his assistance with the recovery of a stolen dog. >> members, you have the affidavit of officer mitchell. he helped the spca recover a stolen dog. any public comment? >> move to grant the request. >> all in favor say aye. >> no. 2, general public comment. the public is now welcome to address the commission regarding items that do not appear on tonight's agenda but that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the commission. speakers shall address their remarks to the commission as a whole and not to individual commissioners, department or occ personnel. under police commission rules of order during public comment neither police or occ personnel nor commissioners are required to respond to questions presented by the public but may provide a brief response. individual commissioners and police and occ personnel should refrain, however, from entering into any debates or discussion with speakers during public comment. please limit your comments to 3 minutes. >> good evening, welcome back. >> hi, jackie brison here and i'm happy to be here. i d
violence in newtown, connecticut last friday, and to remember the 45 people in the city of san francisco who died from gun violence in the year 2012. this commission is dedicated to reduce gun violence in the city of san francisco. we ask everybody in the san francisco community to join us and the dedicated members of the san francisco police department to fight gun violence in this city. thank you and good night. >> do i have a motion for adjournment? >> so moved. >> second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> thank you very much, commissioners. (meeting adjourned). >> the commission will not answer questions, they can ask questions of staff after public comment is closed. so, with that, we are on item number 2 which is the president's report. >> thank you, i'll be brief, happy holidays to all and i think looking back as this is the last meeting of the year that it's been a very good year, highlighted by the passage of the 195 million dollar general obligation bond by 72% vote which was larger than the vote in 2008, and more people voted on the park bond issue than any other bond measure or p
. lee had confirmed that brian was "number one driver." >> this is san francisco paratransit. it's not perfect; we have our ups and downs: late trips, frustrated customers, stressed out drivers. but at our best, we get our riders where they need to go on time and with a smile. and when we pay attention real carefully and notice what's happening on the van, taxi, or at the senior center, we notice that our drivers make a difference in the rider's lives and the riders make a difference in the drivers lives. >> you're watching quick bites, a look at san francisco foods. today you're in for a real treat. >> hi, everybody. my name is carmen chu. why don't we get started. with a marking up with the department of small business -- we have been working with the department of small business. this project started when we heard from neighborhood merchants. >> you're watching quick bites, a look at san francisco foods. today you're in for a real treat. oh, my. food inspired by the mediterranean and released with a twist so unique you can only find it in one place in san francisco. the 56th a
, i think the most important thing we are offering is something quintessentially san francisco. something that they cannot find anywhere else. we have two fetish fares in san francisco. there are only three other cities in the world that do that. new york, toronto, and berlin. i have been to all three and they are not nearly the same size as well we produced, or nearly as diverse. what we are always thinking about is what we are offering people that is so quintessentially san francisco that we get -- it cannot be gotten anywhere else. we are also told the switching of the entertainment this year. we have dance areas where the slides used to be. i think that for us it is about making sure that people, even if they came to san francisco in particular five years ago, that they are not experiencing the fight -- the same thing. it speaks to one of the priorities. the never-ending city. or something. i do not remember, exactly, but it is the same basic concept. even if you come here several times over and over, you will not have the same experience. as we do that, enhancing certain t
at a housing project in san francisco's mission district. david stevenson live in the city. the new surveillance video you obtained from the owner of that corner store. >> reporter: that's right. the crash, gasia, had some surveillance video that was taken in the store behind me but the crash happened right here just after 8:00 a.m. it sent the cars spinning onto the sidewalk and crashing right into the storefront. this surveillance video shows the devastating impact of a deadly crash in san francisco's mission district this morning. >> obviously this is an unbelievable tragedy. >> reporter: police say it began with a report of shots fired from a car parked at a public housing complex on valencia and 15th. police pulled over the driver of this black chevy. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the white vehicle. >> reporter: skid marks show where the white toyota sedan was struck and skidded through the intersection, smashing into this liquor store. >> as the vehicle was thrown aga
this is san francisco friends from the quakers. i have to say, generally i'm against nonprofits because even though you're a nonprofit, you still compete for buildings and then you throw out tenants. so, i would ask, has san francisco city attorney looked into this, the city's aligning with a religion, should they distance themselves on that grounds? >> thank you. are there other members of the public who wish to speak on this item, item number 5? seeing none, public comment is closed. do we have a motion? >> so moved. >> we have a motion to send this item forward with recommendation and we can do that without objection. thank you. item 6. >> item number 6, resolution establishing the appropriations limit for fy 2012-2013 pursuant to california constitution article xiii b. >> thank you very much for this item from the controller's office. we have [speaker not understood]. >> thank you, members of the committee. neil levinson, [speaker not understood] from the controller's office. i'll be very brief and happy to answer questions. this resolution before you is required by the california consti
. all of san francisco's parking meters will now be enforced 7 days a week. feeding the meter 7 days a week reduces parking demand in commercial corridors and for most faster turn over of the parking spaces. the muni system has improved for sunday. learn more about 7 day meters at sfmta.com. ing please call the role. >> director bridget. >> brinkman? >> present. >> director heinicke is anticipated. director lee? >> present. >> director nolan? present. rib key present. mr. chairman, directors, you have a quorum. announcement of produce sound producing devices during the meeting please be advised the ringing of cell phones, pagers and other similar sound producing electronic devices are prohibited at the meeting. any person responsible for one going off in the meeting may be asked to leave the room. and please know that cell phones that are put on the vibrate position do cause microphone interference so the board respectfully request they be placed in the off tion position. full approval of the minutes of november 20, 2012 regular meeting. >> motion. >> second. >> all in favor say aye?
degrees even cool for san francisco. outside now we have mostly sunny skies and some hazy sunshine. temperatures are cool in the 40s and 50s. but we are headed right back into that arctic freeze tonight. we'll tell you how low the temperatures will get in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> a water main break has homes in hayward without water. the line broke near jackson and santa clara streets around 3:30 a.m. crews closed a lane of traffic on jackson street for the repairs. they expect to finish in three hours. still no word on what caused that break. >>> meanwhile, work has resumed on the central subway project in san francisco shutting down streams once again. stockton street between geary and ellis is closed for the construction. crews had halted their work about 6 weeks ago to make life easier on holiday shoppers. >>> it is the end of an era for the exploratorium in san francisco. this is the very last day for fans young and old to geek out at its location near the palace of fine arts. let's go live to cbs 5 reporter anne makovec. she is live outside the museum with the big mov
're lucky to be traveling with three students from san francisco unified and one educator from there. and just to highlight a few of these things that students will be doing, really stepping out of their comfort level to live as commissioner mendoza said with their host families in bangladesh and will meet nobel laureate mohammed hamas. among many other interesting things. i will let them speak a little bit about their excitement about this program. >> hi, i just would really like to thank world savvy for this wonderful opportunity. i know i will learn so much not just from my host family, but from kids in a different country, which is just so amazing. not only a different country, but across the country and across the bay. so thank you. >> good evening, folks. thanks for having us here. we're just honored to carry on the great work that san francisco is doing into another part of the world. san francisco has been a leader in sustainability here in the u.s., and we're going to go and carry on the wonderful work our community, as well as our educators and leaders have been doing.
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
with in the coming weeks. >>> deadly high speed crash in san francisco outside of a liquor store is still the focus of a police investigation and the arrest of the driver was all caught on video. it happened yesterday morning police with guns drawn as you can see there moved in on the unidentified subjects car. the suspect was arrested and being treated for minor injuries. they did find a gun inside that car. minutes before that arrest, the driver crashed into a white toyota at 21st and vaness. and surveillance video captured that crash as it happened. this all started with an earlier short of shots fired. police later pulled that driver over. but they say the driver sped away. >> he is now responsible for the deaths of at least two people. the third in life threatening condition. >> a 26-year-old pedestrian who was walk into that liquor store died at the scene. there was two people in the toyota. the driver suffered life threatening injuries. >>> our time 5:05. sal is back. he knows all about our commute. it is a cold, cold morning. >> you know what happens, dave and claudine, when it's so cold we
degrees now in santa rosa. 45 degrees in san francisco. high pressure in control. it's going to hold on now and looks like it's going to stick around for a while so we are going to see cold nights and dry air over the next few days and then the temperatures by the afternoon not too bad with mostly sunny skies no threat of rain probably until the weekend. the temperatures going to look like this. plan on those numbers mainly into the 50s, about 57 in the afternoon in san jose, 57 santa clara, east bay temperatures probably low 50s by the afternoon. inside the bay 53 degrees in san francisco, 55 oakland, 52 sausalito. check out your temperatures online at cbssf.com. let's check the roads with gianna. >>> thank you, lawrence. we have been monitoring this water main break in hayward which seems to be a problem as chp has now issued a sig alert in the area. so the water main break is located at jackson street and santa clara street right at that intersection just east of 880 and the 92 interchange. chp has shut down one lane of the eastbound 92 off-ramp at jackson because of flooding in t
from tracy died. the names of the victims have not been released. >>> some san francisco taxi customers are not happy. they are complaining loudly. brian flores is live in san francisco now to tell us what they are complaining about. brian? >> reporter: hi, dave. good morning. if you have actually ridden a taxi here, i would say for the most part, the experience mass been heavily good for a lot of people. for about 1700 people, they didn't like the experience and they complained to the city. according to an article by the bay citizen, about 1700 passengers complained about the their service. riders can complain to the 311 complaint line. the article states between july of 2011 and july of 2012 there was pan increase in 20% -- there was an increase of 20%. a list of complaints taxi drivers driving unsafely on the roads. there were complaints that drivers would refuse to take credit cards. there was at least one incident where a passenger alleged that a driver stole his credit card number. there were also complaints of driver's racial profiling, refusing to pick up passengers because of t
:07. a deadly high speed crash in san francisco right outside of a liquor store is still the focus of a police investigation and the arrest of the driver was all caught on video. this happened yesterday morning. you see the police officers have guns drawn. moving in on the unidentified suspects car. the suspect was arrested. he's being treated for minor injuries police also say they found a gun inside the car. minutes before the arrest though the driver crashed into a white toyota at 21st and south vaness. sending it flying through a liquor store. police say this all started with an earlier report of shots fired from a car at a nearby public housing complex. police later pulled over the driver but the driver sped away. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections colliding with the white vehicle. >> now a 26-year-old pedestrian who was just walking into that liquor store died at the scene after being hit by the car. there were two people in the toyota. passenger, a woman in her 20s died there at the scene. the dr
of government. mayor lee first began working for the city and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for th
francisco this morning. david stevenson told us the driver being blamed for that wreck is familiar to san francisco police. >> reporter: this surveillance video shows the deadly impact this morning. >> obviously this is an unbelievable tragedy. >> reporter: police say it began with reports of shots fired at a housing complex. police pulled over this chevy. >> the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections colliding with the white vehicle. >>> skid marks show where the white toyota crashed smashing into this liquor store. >> as the vehicle was thrown against the store there was also a mid-20-year-old male pedestrian walking into the store. he was also pronounced dead at the scene. >> surveillance video shows the toyota destroying the shop's front door. >> the driver i think he was in his 20s. he was kind of shocking or he couldn't talk. >> reporter: the passenger in that vehicle a female in her mid-20s was pronounced dead at the scene. the driver is in life threatening condition. >> reporter: the suspect in the case is in the hospital. police say a
and will be charged with possession of a firearm. i'm live in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> and the house failed to pass a fiscal of cliff and tonight a bill is in limbo. we have word that house republicans want to amendment the bipartisan agreement. >> house republicans dovéyfu like the senate deal because they say it doesn't address federal spending. it protects 98% of americans from higher tax rates. the senate passed a deal at 2:00 in the morning. extends the cuts for every american making under $400,000 per year, preventing a tax hike on estates valued at less than $5 million providing unemployment for two million americans. this morning, nancy pelosi called on speaker boehnergógm fr a vote. >> our speaker said when the senate acts we'll have a vote in the house that. is what we expect. that is what the american people deserve. >> husband republicans say be add and house republicans are talking tonight about adding spending cuts to the senate version. which would toss the bill back to the senate. >> when faced with a mountain of debt that we're heading for like an airplane did we climb ov
not released his name. >>> small business owners in san francisco are concerned about a new program that will end free meter parking rob sundays. the new policy goes into effect this weekend. it will require drivers to pay all metered spots from noon to 6:00 p.m. on sunday. some small business owners tell the examiner that they fear it will actually drive away customers. >>> time now 4:36. sal castaneda back watching the roads for us. how are things looking? >> they look pretty good. traffic is doing well around the bay area. we're not expecting much of a compute today. the way a lot of people still have this week off. we'll see. let's take a look at these pictures to east shore freeway traffic does look good coming out to the mccarthur maze. not a bad drive at all in the bay area. bay bridge toll plaza still looks very nice. driving through into san francisco. it's pretty cold out there. it's also clear. it's good visibility all over the place. in san jose northbound 280 looks good. 4:37 hello steve. >>> sal, how are you? >> i'm well. how are you? >> very well, thank you, sir. clea
and preparation for this summer's program. there is a new coordinator, or new coordinators with the san francisco unified school district. and the school district is in the process of identifying potential candidates that they will refer to tjpa and other employers. i mentioned that our interns in the past have had a great deal of success working on our project and have been very positive experience for them, preparing for college and moving into other activities. and we were featured by the national academy foundation in two of their recent publications, and the brochure you see three of our interns from the summer of 2011 with their mentors from the tjpa and project control staff. so we had very positive feedback from national academy foundation looking to tjpa as a model for the internship programs that we have been participating with in san francisco unified. i will ask ted to come up and talk about his efforts on the veterans program. i'm sorry, one more slide on the efforts of the unions reported at our last board meetings with their efforts with san francisco unified. the carpenter's unio
of education of the san francisco unified school district will hold a public hearing regarding the submission of a generwaiver request to the california department of education and support said waiver under the general waiver authority of education code 330 50-33053, the california code of regulations section to be waived. celdt ccr 1517-5b1a which requires that the california english language development test, california english language development test committee on higher education aparking lotionment request be sent to the california department of education postmarked no later than december 31 2012. a request for 88,790,000 dollars from the state, which if we submit this waiver we'll be able to receive. >> so i don't have any public comment cards for this. any comments from the board members. seeing none roll call. >> thank you, miss ly? >> yes. >>> miss wong? >> yes. >> miss fewer? >> yes. >> miss maufas? >> yes. >> miss mendoza? >> aye. >> dr. maufas? murase. >> aye? >> miss wynns? >> aye. >> mr. yee? >> aye >> seven ayes. >> thank you. the second special order of bu
back unless only one san francisco agency they have to deal with. and finally 12 months ago, november, 2011, i suggested that you folks have a workshop. two hours. three hours. four hours. and learn about your lake. and i remember commissioner moran at least, you didn't sniff it, you said you may want to consider that down the road. i implore you to spend time and learn about lake merced. and look at what my magnus opum, and do it at the lake. in the culture center. i will buy the first round of drinks. and then we go over and do a visit at lake merced. we look at the gun club site. and look at the boat house. and look at disaster of the current. and then if you want to put icing on the cake, i will take you to show you a really nice boat house. any questions? >> no, thank you very much. i have one question to our council. can you get back to us on an answer whether or not that $2 million can be utilized by us? or is that issue resolved? >> i am sorry, i meant to pull the bond issue before i came over, and i didn't have a chance. i will get back to you. >> sure, get back to me in writ
times than that. it takes time in san francisco. and it's hard to do something. what happens to the john muir property we expect an idea what have the clean-up will be in a year or year-and-a-half. and as that starts to become clear, the commission can look at what do with the property. we won't wait eight years to decide what to do with the property. as far as the mou, in may when we talked about, there was concern as rec and park that day didn't have ideas to offer. i think we have come well past that. they are doing things. there are things they have underway at the lake. i think there is more material now. we didn't do any work on the mou between then and now. we wanted to have something to grasp. and we are there now. and i think having the bond money available is one piece of that. i think the future of the john muir property is something else. it's going to be a recreational use, that's what we are thinking about the clean-up for, and what is the best use and need to hear from the public and rec and park. and how do we define that relationship. and we have a better basis to do an
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